Image:Orto botanico PA-LJ.jpg|thumb|300px|right|''L'Orto botanico di Palermo'' by Francesco Lojacono.
Image:Orto botanico PA.jpg|300px|thumb|right|Palermo - Historical view of the Botanical Garden.
The '''Orto Botanico di Palermo''' (''Palermo Botanical Garden'') is both a botanical garden
and a research and educational institution of the Department of Botany of the University of Palermo
. The garden lies within the city of Palermo
, at above sea-level. It covers about on top of red soil that has evolved on a limestone tuff